Commercial motorcyclist in Ibadan, Oyo state have accused the police for being responsible for their dwindling fortunes. The group made this known when they staged a peaceful protest to the state secretariat calling on govt to salvage them from what they described as an undesirable situation.
The Nigerian Army has launched Operation Crocodile Smile lV in Ondo State, towards tackling various crimes in the state. At the launch of the exercise in Okitipupa, the General Officer Commanding, GOC of 2nd Division, Nigerian Army, Ibadan, Major-General Anthony Omozoje warned criminals to steer clear of the state.
Partial closure of various sections of the Lagos Ibadan Expressway has caused untold hardship for commuters and residents who reside in Ogun state and work in Lagos. Residents are not happy with the slow progress that the contractors have made so far.
The Liberty Stadium in Ibadan, the first to be constructed in Nigeria and Africa in 1960, shot the country into the world boxing fame in 1962 when it hosted the first world boxing title fight in Africa. And now, the Liberty Stadium, which stood then as the pride of Africa, has since become an eyesore, with reptiles of various shapes now occupying the multi-million naira edifice.